Public health guidance: promoting the quality of life of looked-after children and young people. This is NICE and SCIE’s formal guidance on improving the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of looked-after children and young people. SCIE guide 40. This guide is one of a series published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). SCIE guides are one-stop shops for social care practitioners, presenting key findings, current legislation and examples of what is working well to guide and inform practice. Guide published in January 2009.